Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Provides for the forfeiture of benefits for any person who otherwise would receive a survivor benefit who is convicted of any felony relating to or arising out of or in connection with the service of the member from whom the benefit results. Provides that all participants entering service after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall be deemed to have consented to that provision. Provides that the changes under the amendatory Act shall not impair any contract or vested right acquired by a survivor before the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 In the State Universities Article: (1) removes a reference to survivor benefits and provides that no benefits shall be paid to any person who is convicted of any felony relating to or arising out of or in connection with a person's service as an employee from which the benefit derives; (2) provides that all participants entering service on or subsequent to (rather than subsequent to) the effective date of the amendatory Act shall be deemed to have consented to the provisions of the amendatory Act as a condition of participation; and (3) makes a grammatical and stylistic change.